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    The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge

    Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    cranky manager/owner keep walking around and stopping people to have a good time and party. at one stage, he came to the swimming pool when a group of south americans were listening to music and drinking and asked everyone to leave as the pool needs...More

    Thank Francisco S
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for taking the time to give us some feedback Francisco. The live in Manager you refer to is definitely not "cranky" and he has worked for the property for the whole time it has been in operation, which is almost 25 years. If the...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Arts Factory Lodge was a really special hostel - I've stayed in plenty of hostels around the world, and this stood out as having a lot of character, where the staff had gone out of their way to create public spaces to relax, enjoy and...More

    Thank ilan_sydney
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Thank you for your review Traveller 198612, that sounds very sci-fi! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and especially appreciated the spaces we create to chill and have a home-away-from home! Sorry to hear about your wi-fi woes, this feedback will be given...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This was my second stay here. A few years back I camped outside for a fee and the place looked great so decided to return and try out the hostel. I stayed during a busy period, a few days before a major festival. When we...More

    Thank Luke19900
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for the review Luke, I am so sorry you had a bad experience. At the time you stayed we suffered lightening strike that took out wi-fi and caused us major electrical problems, this was at our peak time and it took a few days...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    stayed here during the falls music festival and couldn't have felt more welcome, awesome team that work here, set up is like something straight from Southeast Asia and all the people I met here were so kind and lots of fun! highly recommend :)

    Thank 956fynnd
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Thanks for your review and high rating, so glad you enjoyed your experience. Happy travels :)

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It took ages for us to walk up to this hostel from the main road with 4 suitcases! The staff were only friendly to the regulars and the travel desk gave us bad and expensive advice. The avocado toast was amazing but I regretted eating...More

    Thank Mckhylla F
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Sorry to hear of your experience Mckhylla. We have courtesy bus from town that does regular runs from the bus stop every day. The cafe kitchen is not unclean or unhygienic, we meet strict council food regulations and they inspect us all the time. It...More

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    • Free Parking
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$56 - US$90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    Kylie S
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from artsfactory_13 | Property representative |
    Hello there, all our dorms have share bathroom and no ensuite.
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    "ask if the fan is working"
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    "the dorms can be a bit noisy but just bring earplugs"
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    "cheap camping, tipi's are very cool, or stay around the lake"
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    "The teepees are fun."
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